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January 13, 2020

How we store our food can make a big difference to its taste and freshness. Whilst some foods need to be refrigerated to protect our health, others will last longer in the fridge and others may not do so well. Check out some common foods below and the best way to store...

December 16, 2019

A sustainable waste free Christmas:

  • Choose ugly. Waste not want not. A great way to save on the grocery shopping bill and help prevent waste is to choose the less than perfect fruit and veg. Many grocery stores now have an ‘ugly’ section where you can pick up the ug...

October 19, 2019

Whilst eating a broad variety of different coloured fruits and vegetables is important for our health and well being, it would appear the cruciferous vegetables really pack a punch when it comes to disease prevention. The compound sulforophane found in cruciferous vege...

August 4, 2019

Processed foods have become a convenient solution to a busy modern lifestyle. Whilst we often think of processed foods as junk food, pretty much anything that comes out of a packet may be considered as processed.  We can regularly consume these foods often deemed as ‘h...

July 16, 2019

Keep it simple. Over cleansing and exfoliating can disrupt the natural barrier function of the skin thereby increasing sensitivity, dehydration and breakouts.

Monitor symptoms. If you suffer from inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and rosacea or even breakouts...

June 18, 2019

With the recent popularity of trendy diets such as paleo and keto, the health benefits and importance of including whole grains in the diet has been over looked. Whole grains make up an important part of a healthy diet providing prebiotic fibre which is  important for...

April 9, 2019

We know that eating a plant based diet is one of the best things we can do for our health however is it dangerous to totally cut out all animal derived products from our diet?  Eating a diet high in animal protein and animal fats may increase our risk of disease yet to...

March 21, 2019

​Including more plants in your diet is key to improving overall health and wellbeing. Plants are rich in important fibre,vitamins and minerals that help to lower blood pressure and LDL  cholesterol, reduce the risk of diabetes, and help maintain a healthy weight, all...

February 25, 2019

Non-essential

Non-essential amino acids are those that the body can synthesise on its own without having to get them from dietary proteins. The non-essential amino acids can be produced via different energy pathways within the body or by using the essential amino acids...

February 6, 2019

Iodine is an often forgotten but very important mineral. Recent research suggests that mild iodine deficiency may be a widespread problem in the general population.  This may be due to farming areas that may have soil that is low in iodine, iodine deficient diets such...

January 27, 2019

For many parents, packing a healthy school lunch can be daunting. We want the lunch box to be nutritious and delicious yet there can be a lot of confusion and even worry over what to put in. No parent wants their child to come home to find an uneaten lunch box yet we s...

January 9, 2019

Protein, protein, protein,we are being bombarded with protein! The health and fitness industry is pushing a plethora of  different types, brands and blends of protein powders. It doesn't stop there, the amount of snacks (that are often highly processed and sugary) with...

December 30, 2018

At this time of year there is plenty of media attention on ‘detoxing’ and cleansing.  Many of us believe special diets, slimming teas, and juice cleanses are needed to detox the body but in all of this we forget that our bodies are extremely smart and are designed for...

December 20, 2018

Staying on the health wagon over Christmas need not be daunting; it all comes down to choosing healthier options, enjoying a few treats and not feeling guilty or deprived. Christmas is a time of celebration, spending quality time with family or friends and enjoying goo...

November 17, 2018

Collagen vs. Gelatin

There is currently lot of hype in the media about collagen and gelatin, with new products popping up almost daily on health food store and beauty clinic shelves. So, what exactly are they? How are they different from each other? And what are their h...

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